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Bluevale, Lanarkshire

Historical Description

BLUEVALE, a village, in the former ecclesiastical district of Camlachie, Barony parish, county of Lanark. It is a suburb of the city of Glasgow, and one of the divisions recently separated from Barony parish. It consists chiefly of small cottages, irregularly built, and occupied by hand-loom weavers and day-labourers. There are five schools connected with this place and the other divisions of Camlachie, Keppoch Hill, and Ladywell, which are attended by about 300 children.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis